Geografie 2001, 106, 65-73

Geoecological aspects of flood origin and consequences

Jaromír Kolejka

Katedra geografie, Pedagogická fakulta MU, Poříčí 7, 603 00 Brno, Czechia

Natural and human factors affect the origin and course of floods in various combinations dependently on the scale. The role of global, regional, landscape and local level flood factors is discussed. The importance of the geographical position of the site endangered by a flood is also evaluated.